The check engine light is a great warning for drivers to know when something is wrong with the vehicle. The check engine light can, unfortunately, turn on for many different reasons. These are just three of the most common reasons why it happens.

1. The oxygen sensor is not working correctly. This is often the biggest reason why a check engine light will turn on.

2. The gas cap is either damaged, missing, or loose. When this occurs, the vehicle will warn you by putting the check engine light on. It is typically one of the simplest reasons why the check engine light will turn on.

3. The thermostat needs to be replaced.

These are three of the more common reasons why the check engine light may turn on your vehicle. Should your check engine light be on it is important to stop at our service department at Clinton Nissan and have your vehicle checked by one of our trained staff members.

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